A burglary suspect in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, found an unconventional getaway plan as he attempted to escape in an Uber. The suspect, accused of stealing tools from Blue Sky Plumbing, hoped to use the ride-sharing service for a quick escape. Wheat Ridge police successfully thwarted the plan, leading to the suspect’s apprehension. The incident highlights the audacious lengths some criminals may go to evade capture and the role technology plays in modern-day crime. It serves as a reminder of the unpredictable scenarios law enforcement encounters and the diverse challenges faced in ensuring public safety.


  1. CBS News – Accused burglar tries to get away in Uber in Colorado neighborhood
  2. 9News – Burglary suspect tried to leave crime scene in Uber, police

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